Scuba Instructor Development Course

The PRO DIVE Instructor Training Course is your key to opening a whole new world of opportunities and experiences. You will earn internationally recognised qualifications and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to teach people how to scuba dive. With the  2 dive centres situated on the both sides of the harbour in Sydney, PRO DIVE can easily boast as having the busiest diver training network in NSW, with ample opportunity for employment and experience.

This course is designed to train Instructors that when evaluated, are qualified to:

  1. Plan, organise and conduct dives and lead other recreational scuba divers of all levels in Open Water, including rescue activities.
  2. Teach and assess students following the General Diving Standards
  3. To teach open circuit diving with no decompression, on air or nitrox and to a maximum depth of 40 metres / 130 feet.
  4. Plan, organise and conduct scuba diver training courses.
  5. With suitable additional training or experience to plan, organise and conduct appropriate speciality or diving operational activities.
  6. Comply with the prerequisites for Speciality Instructor certifications.
 

Itinerary


Day IDC Schedule Candidate Instructions

Day 1
- 05:00 PM

  • Orientation, introductions
  • Pool session initial skill observation
  • Watermanship tests
  • ISC system run through
  • All online training complete
  • Laptop required
  • Dive equipment required

Day 2

08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

  • ISC course structure 
  • General standards & procedures
  • Developing presentations
  • Teaching scuba skills
  • Laptop computers required
  • Dive equipment required
evening study

 

  • prepare academic presentations

Day 3

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

  • CW Skill brief & debrief 
  • CW Skill assessment
  • CW Problem solving
  • Academic presentation 1 & 2
  • Laptop computers required
  • Dive equipment required
evening study

 

  • prepare academic presentations

Day 4

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

  • CW Skill brief & debrief 
  • CW Skill assessment
  • CW Problem solving
  • Academic presentation 3 & 4
  • Dive site plans
  • Dive safety logs
  • Laptop computers required
  • Dive equipment required
evening study

 

  • prepare academic presentation

Day 5

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

  • OW Skill brief & debrief 
  • OW Skill assessment
  • OW Problem solving
  • Rescue skills review
  • Academic presentation 5 & 6
  • Laptop computers required
  • Dive equipment required
  • Review rescue procedures
evening study

 

  • prepare academic presentation

Day 6

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

  • OW Skill brief & debrief 
  • OW Skill assessment
  • OW Problem solving
  • What to expect in the IE
  • IE presentation development
  • Laptop computers required
  • Dive equipment required
evening study

 

  • prepare academic presentation

Day 7

07:00 AM - 05:00 PM

  • Instructor Examination
  • All candidates ready with presentations and SCUBA equipment
 
 

Requirements


Minimum age

Eighteen (18) years

Previous certs.

Divemaster (ISO 24801-3)

Total dives

>60

Total dive time

>40hrs

Terms and Conditions


Cancellations, transfers or non-attendance

  1. If you cancel your IDP, on or within 14 days of the start date, no refund will be given.
  2. If you cancel your IDP with more than 14 days notice, a refund will be offered, less $500.
    • If your IDP was part of a traineeship package, a refund will not be offered.
  3. If you fail to attend your course, no refund will be given; rebooking will be at full cost.
  4. You may transfer your course once, free of charge, with more than 14 days notice.
  5. Transfers made on or within 14 days of the start date will incur a $500 fee. No exceptions.
  6. If a medical condition temporarily prevents you from completing the course, the above conditions apply.
  7. If a medical condition permanently prevents you from completing the course, the above conditions apply.
  8. If you fail to complete the course during the scheduled time, a fee of $500 is payable to complete the course at a later date.
  9. The above terms also apply to voucher bookings.

Course requirements

  1. Failure to adhere to all of the pre-course requirements found on the course overview page may result in cancellation of the course. No refund will be given, and rebooking will be at full cost.
  2. Your Instructor Evaluation must be taken within 12 months of your IDP completion.

Age

  1. Minimum age of 18.

*All Prices are Per Person and Prices may vary depending on Start Dates.

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